(Reuters Health) – The U.S. contributes more than any other nation in development assistance for health to low- and middle-income countries, but its generosity falls short when compared in terms of size and wealth, a new study found.
(Reuters Health) – Social media groups that bring together patients, family, friends and healthcare providers can improve patients’ outlook and reduce their anxiety and depression, a recent U.S. study suggests.
(Reuters Health) – Transgender women who take sex hormones to feminize their bodies may not experience as much breast development as they expect, a new European study suggests.
LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Generic drugmaker Perrigo has decided to enter the fray for Merck KGaA’s consumer health unit, sources told Reuters, and is preparing an indicative offer for the $4.7 billion business ahead of a deadline on Friday.
(Reuters Health) – Brain cells – neurons – develop gene mutations over the course of a lifetime, contributing to normal aging and potentially presenting a target for treatments that stave off dementia and other types of cognitive decline, researchers say.